Terror in Lanka : Curfew re-imposed at 8 pm, Water Board dismisses rumours

Terror in Lanka : Curfew re-imposed at 8 pm, Water Board dismisses rumours

Terror in Lanka : Curfew re-imposed at 8 pm, Water Board dismisses rumours

Written by Lahiru Fernando

22 Apr, 2019 | 1:22 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): An all-island curfew has been re-imposed by the Police. According to the Department of Government Information, the curfew begins today (22) at 8 pm and ends tomorrow (23) at 4 am.

Meanwhile, the National Water Supply and Drainage Board and Police dismissed all rumours of pipe-borne water not being suitable for consumption in certain areas.

Easter Sunday attack: Aftermath

  • Total death toll: 290
  • Injured: 500
  • Arrested: 24 (being questioned by CID)

Locations

  • Katuwapitiya Church
  • Kochikade Church
  • Church in Batticaloa
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo
  • Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo
  • Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo
  • Dehiwala
  • Dematagoda

 

  • Schools and Universities remain closed
  • Government examinations postponed
  • Colombo Stock Exchange is not open for trading until further notice.

Deceased foreign nationals at the National Hospital

  • 3 from India
  • 1 from Portugal
  • 2 from Turkey
  • 3 from the UK
  • 2 holding US and UK nationalities

 

  • 9 foreign nationals reported missing
  • 25 unidentified bodies believed to be foreigners
  • 19 injured

Special Investigation

A 3 person Special Investigation Committee has been appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to investigate causes and background for the attack.

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